Posts Tagged: crop insurance subsidies

Cattle, © USDA

On “Mutually Insured Destruction” »

Defenders’ recently-released report “Mutually Insured Destruction: How Unchecked Crop Insurance Subsidies Harm the Environment” lays out the true cost of crop insurance subsidies. Here’s what you should know about how the Farm Bill could impact food, land and wildlife.

Prairie, © Jim Brandenburg / National Geographic Stock

Saving America’s Last Prairies »

Thanks in great part to agriculture, most of America’s prairies are gone today – and with them, species iconic to our Midwest. But two members of Congress are bringing back the effort to prevent our prairies and wetlands from being turned into cropland.